FIA arrests Daesh social-media operative from Karachi


KARACHI: Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) has nabbed social-media operative of the global terrorist organisation, Daesh, from Karachi on Tuesday.

The FIA officials told media that Imran, also known as Saif-ul-Islam Khilafati, was operating the social media of terrorist organisation from Karachi to target and brainwash youth, active on social media.

A Daesh flag, a laptop, internet devices and mobile phones were recovered during the raid. One of Imran’s accomplices has already been arrested, the officials said.

The suspect who was operating over fifty social media pages to lure youth for terrorism was presented before the court on Tuesday. The FIA prosecutor appealed for 14-day physical remand of the suspect citing his involvement in cybercrimes.

After hearing the arguments from both parties, the court handed over the suspect on two-day physical remand to FIA. #

The sources have stated that Imran was arrested after identification from Khalilur Rehman, who is already under custody.


Meanwhile, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) killed four suspected terrorists in Chaman, Balochistan in the early hours of Tuesday.

Explosives, weapons and hand grenades were recovered from slain terrorists’ possession, the CTD officials said.


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